Over 12,000 Red Lake Band of Chippewa Members receive American Rescue Plan Disbursement
October 18, 2021
Over 12,000 Red Lake Band of Chippewa Members received American Rescue Plan Disbursements on October 15, 2021. Tribal members 18 years and over received $3,200 and members 17 and under received $1,600, with an additional $1,600 placed into trust/savings accounts until their 18th birthday.
Th checks were scheduled to be mailed on October 15, 2021.
The disbursement was made pursunt to the Red Lake Tribal General Welfare Ordinance for the promotion of general welfare of Red Lake Members under the authority of Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act of 2014 for tribal government to provide for financial assistance to individuals on a non-taxable basis.
No amount of the disbursement shall be considered income for any purpose nor shall the disbursement be subject to any taxation.